Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Joyful Expectancy

At this time, joy is filling our house as we expect the arrival of our first grandchild, a sweet baby girl. 


Joy is the expectancy of the moment,
the colors of spring popping,
peonies unfurling their petals,
birds chirping morning songs.

Joy is the awaited arrival of a newborn,
as soft as the pastel sky at sunset.
©CV, 2017


Joy is the birthing of a thought filled with hope,
floating into a universe of dreams,
filling the air with the essence of life
as it bursts into iridescent sparkles.
©CV, 2017


Listen to Song of Joy.

Watch the parade of digital visuals. 


“...he who kisses the joy as it flies...lives in eternity's sunrise." -William Blake

-AAA photo of Long Island Beach at sunrise

Below is a beautiful scripture reading where reference to joy is found:

“You make known to me the path of life; 
you will fill me with joy in your presence, 
with eternal pleasures at your right hand.” 
Psalm 16:11

I chose joy for my one word this year so I am delighted that Margaret Simon, this month's host of Spiritual Journey 1st Thursday, has chosen Finding Joy as her topic. Please see what she and others in the community have written at Reflections on the Teche
Stay tuned for the long-awaited news of my little bundle of joy!

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